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Modesto in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Guns Are Silent

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
1. The Guns are Silent Memorial
Inscription.
[Upper Plaque]
Honoring those who served, those who fought, and those who gave the last full measure of devotion to us, their families, and their Country. Their sacrifice is priceless, there courage supreme, and their devotion eternal.
May We Always Be Worthy
World War I
World War I
1917 - 1918
World War II
1941 - 1945
Korean War
1950 - 1955
Vietnam War
1964 - 1975
Persian Gulf War
1990 - 1991
Expedition Forces All

July 4, 1991
[Lower Plaque]
The American Legion
Modesto Post No.74
In Peace as in War
We Serve
Dedicated March 7, 1932

 
Erected 1932 by Modesto Post No. 74 - Re-dedicated July 4, 1991.
 
Location. 37° 38.425′ N, 120° 59.861′ W. Marker is in Modesto, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is on "I" Street. Touch for map. Marker and Monument are located on the grounds of the Stanislaus County Offices. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 "I" Street, Modesto CA 95354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Modesto War Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Modesto War Memorial
The Guns Are Silent Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
2. The Guns Are Silent Memorial
(here, next to this marker); Modesto – Stanislaus County Seat (a few steps from this marker); The Paper Boy (approx. mile away); The McHenry Mansion (approx. mile away); Silent City (approx. one mile away); Modesto Pioneer Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Grand Army of the Republic (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Modesto.
 
Additional keywords. War Memorials
 
Categories. Military
 
The Guns are Silent Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
3. The Guns are Silent Memorial
Rear View
The Guns are Silent Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
4. The Guns are Silent Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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